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romney admitted he loves big bird but republican presidential nominee said he would slash funding to pbs which airs sesame street. the twitter sphere lit up, someone started a fired big bird account writing elmo needs help filing unemt employment forms, no thumb autos our coverage continues of the debate. what was true and accurate? >> a major fraud bust, 100 officials arrested in a case worth millions of dollars. >> and what is nearly a >>> both presidential candidates back out on the campaign trail today. and there is president obama spent the morning in denver before heading to wisconsin for an afternoon rally. >> mitt romney saying you're not entitled to makeup your own facts. we've checked on what both had to say and whether or not it was factual. biggest dispute was over tax autos governor romney's central economic plan calls for a $5 trillion tax cut. >> i don't have a $5 trillion kachl tut can you tell. >> governor romney's proposal calls for a $5 dwrinl tax cut. >> i'm in the looking for a $5 trillion tax cut. >> fact check? the president is wrong to say romney's plan will add $
the president and mitt romney face off in the second debate tomorrow night. pressure is on the president to slow romney's momentum. we report from the site of tomorrow's big debate. >> president obama and mitt romney off the trail gearing up for the second round in the ring. tuesday night's showdown will be a town hall. audience members will be asking questions which have been reselected. neither candidate held many campaign events like this recently. with intense prep, this could bring challenges. >> both candidates have to tread lightly. if they are going on the open oh fence too aggressively, that can spill into the audience and make them look too combattive. >> the president was widely criticized after the first debate. the campaign says he's made ajufments. >> i think it's going to be aggressive in making the case for his view of where we should go as a country. >> both candidates spent the week hunkered down. romney in boston. the president in williamsburg, virginia. >> democrats hoping for nothing less tomorrow night. they'll find a huge spike among romney supporters for the first time ah
following the final debate. president obama visited florida, governor romney visited nevada and colorado. we'll have more on what the candidates did today ahead at 4:30. >> now stock market, it was a dark day for the dow, certainly. it tumbled today after dupont and xerox missed their earnings. the nasdaq gave back 26 points to close below 3,000. s and p 500 lost 20 points. apple unveiled a smaller ipad called the mini. >> apple unveiled its new ipad mini, but they also unveiled more. the screen is almost two inches smaller and the resolution is the same. graphics, text, and photos will look the same. >> you can hold it in one hand. this just isn't a shrunken down ipad. it's a new design. >> the mini is $179 less than the original ipad. >> there are consumers that won't pay for a tablet. and this new pro duct allows them to get in a lot cheap year apple did redesign imac. it's thin and sports a dual storage option, a fusion drive and hard drive. the mini is the center piece for the holiday shopping season. >> orders will start on friday. >> after hours trading facebook stock up 11%. after th
two between president obama and mitt romney going to look different. >> a live look on san francisco bay. you can see sky 7 pushes in here there is a racing boat cap sized here. it's going to be towed back to pier 80, wh >>> sun power revealed today it will close some solar kprol dux lines in phillip pines and slash about 900 jobs working out to 17% of sun power global work force. the solar panel industry faces a crisis of top demand. solar panel prices have dropped 30% so far this year. >> another apple event to tell you about. here comes the mini. plus, facebook getting serious about security. that and more in your after the bell report. >> good afternoon, guys. yes. two big companies let's start with that with earnings after the bell. intel reporting sales down about 5% this year. also down and intel feeling the heat and over to mobile devices. intel's forecast for sales in current quarter better than in were expecting. particularly the big dro. you know what is a big drop in demand for personal computers may start to level off. and turning over to ibm, sales there at biggest comp
, thank you. >> now to your voice, your vote. president obama and republican challenger mitt romney square off in florida tonight. a new abc poll puts candidates in a dead heat. abc 7 news mark matthews joins us now with a preview. mark? >> tonight president obama and mitt romney square off on foreign policy this, is it. a final opportunity to make their case to a national audience. this is a showdown in the sunshine state. reegsent events turned focus overseas. tonight the president and mitt romney expected to spar over the handling of the attack in libya and of course iran. "new york times" reported this weekend the obama administration agreed to one on one talks with iran about its nuclear program. >> leaves you a very simple question to mitt romney. if there were a possibility for face-to-face negotiations one on one, would do you that? >> romney aids say it could be a tougher debate for their touchdown. it may not be the typical expectations game. polls show the president's campaign is out with a new ta ad. >> president obama entered the iraq war and brought 30,000 soldiers back from
for president of the united states. republican mitt romney behind democrat barack obama in polls first debate in two days and there is a report could change for better or worse. >> this campaign going on nearly two years and it's debate season for the nominees. the time when americans seem to start paying attention. president obama reversing with senator john carey. and both have challenges and check lists. there is president obama working on shorter answers. democrats say he needs to look strong and forceful not appearing irritated or -- impatient. >> they're trying to get him into the mode of being able to answer questions so it's more of his mannerisms and style z way it comes across. >> and mitt romney has to seem relatable after his comments and how can you do that? and connect with voters? >> there are all three of the things he suffered so on those three c's he's got do well. >> there is romney heading to colorado to continue prep. last night he tried to lower expectations a bit. >> there governor romney is a good debateor, i'm just okay. >> americans found 56% expect the president to
and latest on mitt romney's campaign coming up. >> and the tightening race is adding more pressure on this vice president's debate between paul ryan and joe biden, you can watch life here thursday, start agent 6:00. >> and happening now, number pechl sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak reached 119. >> the cdc said new jersey has reported at least one illness from meningitis. a tainted batch of shots produced by a specialty pharmacy is to blame for this outbreak. a lawmaker from that state launched a congressional investigation into the company that manufactured this drug. >> four california clinics on the list of medical centers receiving steroids located in encino, palmdale and visalia. the surgery center says four patients were treated after back pain, but none of the cases have been fatal. >> there is a huge explosion and a sound of 100 canisters of ether. it was found yesterday by a cleaning crew. because of the volatility, the sheriff department decided it was safer just to blow it up rather than tro try to move it. sheriff officials say it was package ndz 1957, and belon
. >> shols show romney got a boost, and has been campaigning. >> that taxes on middle income people. i won't raise taxes on the person people. >> there is no republican that won without winning there. a new poll of voters shows the president's lead slung to four points. and there is last night, slamming romney. >> we reinvented a dying auto industry supporting one in eight ohio jobs. >> with the race tightening the showdown has greater stakes vice president biden expected to come out and challenge ryan. >> i've been doing mostly is frankly studying up on congressman ryan's position. on the issues. i don't want to say anything that is not accurate. >> and the. >> joe is just going to come flying at us. it's -- it seems clear this strategy is just calling us liars. and this is to go into a mud pit. >> both are well versed on policy issues so a challenge both may be trying to explain without getting too into the weeds and turning off voters at home. >> there is abc 7 broadcasting the live debate tomorrow night at 6:00 and after that the new drama "last resort". at 10 there is a special presen
. >> new concerns about baby formula. why some >>> president obama and mitt romney both hit the road. romney told supporters that the president has failed women claiming they have suffered through high unemployment and poverty rates. the republican candidate says he has a better plan to help women. mr. obama telling supporters romney's only plan is cutting taxes for the wealthy without revealing how he'd pay for that. >> last night's debate both men interrupted and contradicted each other. >> it was a heated debate last night. full of flames that didn't match facts. in the most talked about debate dispute mitt romney questioned a claim about calling the benghazi attack an act of terrorism. >> i want to make sure we get that for the record. it took the president 14 days before he called the attack an act of terror. >> the transcript shows the president did refer to acts of terror on the day after the attack. it is also true that in that rose garden speech, the president suggested the reason for attack was a protest over an antiislamic video. there was lots of back and fornl. in four y
who watched that debate i don't think there is a doubt congressman ryan and i, governor romney and the president have fundamentally different vision for america. >> republican presidential candidate mitt romney came to ryan's defense against biden during a rally in virginia praised the performance and slammed the vice president. >> it was one person on stage last night who was thoughtful and respectful. steady and poised. the kind of person you want to turn to in a crisis. that was the next vice president of the united states, paul ryan. >> romney accused biden of contradicting statements made about last month's deadly attack in libya. biden says the white house was not told of the request for additional security at the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >> coming up at 4:30 mark matthews will do a fact check concerning last night's debate and outline misstatements made by both mr. biden and ryan, that is coming up in 25 minutes. >> the doyle drive replacement project is about to start its second phase in san francisco. >> there will be demolition but no closures. phase two of the pro
candidates are working to get ready. >> the intense debate continues for president obama and mitt romney. and romney took a lunch break at chipotle. last night romney said he's looking forward to going one on one with the president. >> it's a conversation spanning almost a month. >> the president said rehearsals are going well. >> but they're keeping me indoors and it's a drag. >> it may be a heavy course hood. the president hasn't been on a debate stage in nearly four years. and when undecided voters they're looking for body language. they're looking to took a -- take a measure. >> some say there is a ten shall to be a game changer. they want to open up a lead and team romney hopes a she down will help them close the gap. >> i want you to find a person who voted for barack obama and convince them to come join our team. >> and there is a running mate that kicked a campaign trail. >> there this country is neither dependent nor in decline. >> this problem is that he expect fix problem autos expect the same themes and attacks to be front and center tomorrow night. >> you can see the first d
two hours, president barack obama and mitt romney will square off face-to-face for the first time in this presidential campaign. >> you're looking at pictures in denver, let's check in now with mark matthews. >> there is a lot of anticipation tonight and interested in the debate. more people expected to tune in than for either of the national political conventions. the last time the president and mitt romney met was during 2008, tonight they meet again. it's a critical moment with this race still very close. >> mitt romney has to show up and be competent and connect with the audience. the president is all about his mannerisms and style at this point. >> the candidates go through their last minute debate prep, a speech he gave in 2007 has resurfaced. the daily caller web site posted the video last night and there is when the president addressed a crowd contrasting how families in new orleans were being treated by the government after hurricane katrina. compared to new york city residents after september 11th. >> what's happening down in new orleans? where is your dollar? where is y
coverage continues at abc 7 news at 5:00 and 6:00. >> mitt r.mitt romney shifts his focus to international affairs, blasting the president saying the risk of convict has grown under mr. obama's leadership. >> this is timt to change course that should be organized around these principals. -- principles. america must have confidence in our cause. clarity in our purpose and resolve in our might he pledged to tighten sanctions on iran skpin crease military assistance with israel. the white house touting the record in iraq and afghanistan and the killing of osama bin laden. >> the day of reckoning is near for suspended san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi. >> the board is preparing for a vote on whether or not he keeps his job. >> this is happening now, the clock ticking down on the vote whether or not to reinstate ross mirkarimi. nine of the 11 supervisor votes are needed to save the job. they're not talking about which way they might be leaning. mirkarimi suspended in march after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of false imprisonment. a neighbor called police after his wife showed her
out a new attack line. at a campaign stop today accusing republican presidential nominee mitt romney of conveniently changing his position on a number of issues in order to look more moderate to voters. >> i mean, he's changing up so much, back tracking and side stepping. we've got name this condition that he's going through. i think -- i think it's called romnesia. >> mr. romney has a rally in daytona beach, florida tonight. he spent most of the day off of the campaign trail. he was busy preparing for the final debate. his running mate stumped in south florida. >> the economy is not growing what it ought to be growing at. not coming close to potential. >> we have to cut spending right? we've had four plus trillion dollar budget deficits for four years. that is a problem. the third and final presidential debate set for monday. it will be at lynn university in boca raton, florida. it starts at 6:00 p.m. you can watch live here on abc 7. >> south bay, phone customers bracing for a big change. a new area code and dialing requirements.. >> starting tomorrow all new phone numbers in 408 c
significance, mitt romney gained momentum. polls show the president has a slight edge in key battle ground states but romney has closed the gap, making the debate interesting. and both are very comfortable getting into specifics but experience on this type of stage couldn't be more different this, is yin's first national debate. one aide admitted he is nervous. yesterday he gave a preview of how he'll go after biden. >> what he can't run from is president ob yaum with's record. >> biden is expected to be more offense than defense, his aide says the vp will fire back at what he calls ryan's extreme positions on reforming medicare, president obama offered his advice. >> i think joe needs to be joe. joe understands what it means to scrap and you know, knows what it's like to see his dad lose a job. and when his, that heart and that story comes out, he's -- incredibly effective. >> abc 7's political analyst says biden needs to avoid the big mistake. >> i think the point is not to win the debate for biden but to avoid making mistakes and b, start the offensive that obama should have started on
mitt romney not just a smile but a big endorsement, sharing his support and a song at this ohio rally. dancing with the stars pro jim johnson puts time aside to screen "secret of the rings" with one of her favorite groups. >> it does make my heart warm seeing how much fun everyone here had today. >> jim also taught dance to some of the members. go to >> when it comes to live television... >> take care of business on a market news anchor. >> in 1989 giants were in the world series versus oakland a's. >> oh, my god. >> okay. >> hang on. hang on. you know... one of my goals in life, stephanie, is to make it on you tube. i think i just did. i'm on you tube, hello to my you tube friends he handled this wex how do you recover from this? >> it was all over his glasses, too. i love her reaction. he just moved right along. >> she's in tears at that point. where is your panda? >> my dog ate it. >> and that is true, it's true. >> a maingor milestone for bart. we'll take you on a tour up next. >> why senator hairy reid was sent to the hospital. >> and an update on a 15-year-old girl sho
. instead, former president clinton campaigned on mr. obama's behalf where' tacked mitt romney's position on climate change. >> he ridiculed the president for his efforts to fight global warming and economically beneficial ways saying oh you're going to turn back the sea. in my part of america we would have liked it if someone could that done that, yesterday. >> mr. clinton lives outside of new york city. mr. romney appeared in ohio today staying away from overt campaigning during an appearance in a storm relief center. >> i appreciate your generosity. it's the american way to give to people in need. >> mr. romney said he spoke with some of the governors and. >> you can count on abc 7 for coverage of the storm, we'll have live updates tonight on oab 7 news at 5:00 and 6:00. world news will have live team coverage, then tonight at 10:00 abc news will air a special on super storm sandy. >> coming up on abc 7 news at 4:00 you tube buzzing with storm clips from that storm. >> an oakland raider makes a visit to play catch to give them important advice about the future. >> and eastern sky shows
where they are today. >> president dealing with response the storm damage in new jersey. mitt romney spent day in florida. he holds a slim advantage. the final sprint both candidates are angling and president obama has the biggest advantage. he's got the power of the presidency. off the campaign trail for the third day, the president surveyed damage along a 60 mile stretch of the jersey shore, traveling with him, chris christie. >> we're here for you. we will not forget. we'll follow up to make sure you that get all of the help that you need until you rebuilt. >> the president and chris christie are unlikely pairing with less than a week ll election day. the blunt governor is one of mitt romney's staunchest supporters with his state facing a rebuilding christie is would be w.the president's help. >> he's worked closely with me this, is our sixth conversation since weekend. it's been a great working relationship. >> mitt romney can't afford to sit out another day. today he was in florida. he struck a more subdued optimistic tone. >> this is a turning point in american history. >> only
mean? >> and a career change for ann romney. the job she's filling in on and how you can see her in action. >> and a meningitis care. a warning and what you need >>> wall street couldn't decide and take a look. the dow gained 35 points and nasdaq fell 13 points. >> abc 7 news is here now with more on what these new figures mean in the race for the white house. >> this has more to do with politics than the economy. the weekend ending on an up note. unemployment number fell and. >> this is over 500 people that they've already hired in this store. that is a fabulous contribution. >> there is a 23-year-old that drove from tahoe with three days of work. mark joe hoping to get on full time here this, is the best job he's had in two years. >> a lot of places are hiring. >> this means more in the political world than in the economy this, takes away a favorite line. >> we've had 43 months of unemployment above 8%. >> and this reason its come down is tu to the -- due to the fact that more people have just stopped looking for work. >> the labor department says it's because of the substantia
for your vote today. >> mitt romney has a closingzv argument, too. >> it doesn't feel like forward, it feels like backward. >> this poll shows a tight race and a controversial comment from a republican senate candidate is causing headaches. yesterday, richard murdock says a pregnancy resulting from rape is something god intended. today he says he believes rape is evil. >> if they came away with any impression other than that, i regret it romney's campaign disagrees but so far haven't asked him to take down this ad3 there is another distraction from donald trump if mr. obama willq release college records and passport history. >> he's the least transparent in the history of the country. there is nothing anything like it. >> donald trump is wrong about that. a great many have not released their school or records. you can find a link to the ! tv. coming up at 6:00 gloria alred. >> details are he mernling this afternoon about two men linked to the u.s. kons slit attack in libya. reports indicate a militant suspected has been killed in egypt and another suspect now in custody in tunisia
something no other sitting presidential nominee has done before. mitt romney talks family. >> dangers of playing high school football. one doctor makes an extreme proposal that would stop the game. >> two polls show governor brown's proposition to fund schools is losing support its fallen below 50% for the first time since being introduced. >> mark matthews sat down with the governor. the fact the governor is making personal media appearances tells us how he feels about this situation. >> you're right. polling numbers are down. money just got a boost. the battle is on for prop 30. it's going to be a tough race. >> the election can go either way. i'm going to do our best to make sure people make an informed choice. >> a temporary tax hike on individuals making more than $250,000 a year and for everyone a quarter cent increase in state sales tax. >> you buy a sandwich and you pay an extra penny. >> the governor is talking about $6 billion in spending cuts. >> we've cut proposed employee salary. we're cutting poor, blind, disabled. >> he says without prop 30, $6 billion will come out of
two dozen events. mitt romney stumped in the mid west and thinking about making a contribution to the red cross? or another relief agency? >> the events are cancelled and with the president off the trail vice president biden did campaign today with former president bill clinton. there are eight days to go until the election. the latest tracking poll shows this race in a dead heat. >> trading on wall street is suspended at least until tomorrow. this affects all u.s. trading markets. the u.s. labor department says he will release the monthly jobs report just four days before the election. >> sandhya causing problems with the power grid. it's estimated millions of homes and businesses are with out power right now. that includes 95,000 in new jersey. washington, d.c. power company telling customers it will not respond until it's safe to do so. >> they're going to have to wait until wind stops blowing above 35 miles per hour. they've got to wait until heavy rainfall has ceased. before they can begin to assess damage and then, begin our restoration efforts. >> thousands of crews from
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